Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Barber

Male 1673 - 1721  (47 years)


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  • Name William Barber 
    Born 7 Aug 1673  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jun 1721  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028518  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father William Barber,   b. Abt 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1699, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Mary {Unproven} English,   b. Bef 1645, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1661  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joyce Bayley,   b. 17 Jan 1676/77, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1721, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1694  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Barber,   b. Bef 1699, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1722, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)
     2. Joyce Barber,   b. 9 Jun 1712, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1778, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Anne Barber,   b. Abt 1718, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Samuel Barber,   b. Bef 1706, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1735/36, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F17356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Richmond County, Virginia; WILL BOOK 4, 1717-1725
      p.178 - William BARBER, Farn. Par., will; 10 Mar 1719. 7 Jun 1721 daus. Mary LEWIS, Lucy BAKER; cousin Thomas BARBER; Samuel WOOD; Mary WOOD; daus. Joyce, Anne all land in Sitt. Par. to be eq. div. between them; wife to receive half of By mill; son Samuel when 18 to receive the other half of the mill and after his mother's death to have all of it; ex: wife and son Samuel; bro. Charles BARBER and cousin John TARPLEY to be trustees; wits: Samuel ALGAR, Thomas NASH Jr., Robert JOHNSON. [Capt. William BARBER mar. Joyce BAYLEY by Aug 1694. MRC, p.9.]
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      1721-1722 Richmond Co VA Order Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 230)
      Richmond County Court 7th of June 1721
      BARBER's Will proved
      The Last Will and Testament of WILLIAM BARBER, deced., was presented into Court by JOYCE BARBER, one of the Executors, who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of SAMUEL ALGAR and THOMAS NASH, JUNR., two of the witnesses thereto is admitted to Record, and on motion of the Executor and her performing what is usuall in such cases, Certificate is granted her for obtaining a Probat thereof in due form
      - BARBER &c ack. Bond JOYCE BARBER and SAMUEL BALEY came into Court and acknowledged their Bond for JOYCE BARBER's just and faithfull adminis- tration of the Estate of WILLIAM BARBER, deced, which is ordered to be recorded
      - BARBER's Estate to be appraised
      THOMAS NASH, GABRIEL ALLOWAY, EDWARD JONES and JAMES SUGGITT or any three of them sometime between this and the next Court are appointed to appraise all and singular the Estate of WILLIAM BARBER, deced., which shall be presented to their view in money and make report thereof to the next Court. CHARLES BARBER, Gent., or any other Justice of the Peace for this County, is requested to administer the Oath to the Appraisers for their true appraisment of the Decedent's Estate as also to JOYCE BARBER, one of the Executors, for her true discovery thereof

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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 12)
      Richmond County Court 6th of September 1694
      - And the said WILLIAM BARBER JUNR. and JOYCE his Wife Complts came into this Worshipfull Court of Chancery and by their sd Council did pray that the said WILLIAM THORNBURY Defendant might depose upon the Holy Evangelists to the Truth of the several! matters contained in the said answer exhibited in this Worshipful' Court to the Complts. Bill, And the said WILI.IAM THORNBURY Defendant deposed as aforesd. And the sd WILLIAM BARBER JUNR. and JOYCE his Wife, Complts. for replication say that they will maintain and justify their said Bill of Complt , into this
      Worshipfull Court exhibited and every matter and thing therein contained to be certain true and sufficient in the Law to be answered unto by the said Defendant and not devised and exhibited into the Worshipfull Court of any malice evie will but upon just cause conceived against the said Defendant as the said Defendant in his answer hath truly alleadged. And for further replycation say as in and by their Bill in this Worshipfull Court exhibited is sett down and expressed (Vitt.? That the accrues due to the said JOYCE the moyetie of all and singular the goods and chattles of the said JOHN ROBINSON on Accot. of which the said Defendant refuses to render and also the said Complts. say as in and by their Bill of Complt., (to wit) that he the said Defendant by the space of Fifteen years last past hash received the Rents issues and profits of a Plantation of the Freehold and Inheritance of the said JOYCE by virtue of the Last Will and Testament of the sd ROBINSON deceas'd. without that the Defendant hath expended the sum of Twenty nine thousand four hundred and ten pounds of tobacco for the good and benefitt of the said Land or without that the said Defendant hath accounted for and paid to Mr. SAMUEL BAYLY the said moyetie of the said goods and chattles of the said JOHN so devised to the said JOYCE which by his answer he hath untruly suggested all which the said Complts. are ready to aver and justify and therefore say as in and by their Bill &c. Whereupon the said WILLIAM THORNBURY Defendant by his Council. WILLOUGHBY ALLERTON prayed time to rejoyne till the next Court held for this County which was accordingly granted
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      1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 90
      Northumberland County Court 21 February 1699/1700
      M'r WILLIAM BARBER and JOYCE his wife by her Attorney SYMON ROBINS haveing this day Acknowledged a Deed of Indenture for One thousand Acres of Land unto M'r WILLIAM COLSTON the said Deed is Admitted to Record.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1712-1714 {Antient Press}: pg 71
      Westmoreland County Court 27th of August 1713
      - THOMAS MULLINS's Claime THOMAS MULLINS produced a Certifycate from under the hand of RICHARD WATTS, Gent., one ofher Majties Justices for this County, for takeing up a Negroe man belonging to Mr. WILLIAM BARBER of STAFORD County twenty miles from his Master's House and made Oath that he had performed the service and that he nor anyone to is knowledge had received any satisfaction for the same, ordred to be certifyed accordingly.
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      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 54)
      THIS INDENTURE made this Fourth day of May in the first year of the Reign of our Sov Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Annoq: Dom. 1715, Between WILLIAM BARBER of the Parrish of Northfarnham in County of Richmond, Gentleman, of one part and CHARLES LEWIS and MARY his Wife, (the Oldest Daughter of the aforesd: WILLIAM BARBER) of the Parrish and County aforesd: of the other part; Witnesseth that WILLIAM BARBER for the natural! love and affection wch. he hath and beareth unto them the aforesd CHARLES LEWIS and MARY his Wife and for divers other good causes and consideracons, him thereunto especially moving, by these presents cloth for himself and his hers give and grant unto CHARLES LEWIS and MARY his Wife and to the heirs of their two bodyes begotten and to be begotten, one certain tract of land scituate in the Parrish and County aforesd. and containing by estimacon One hundred acres of Land be the same more or less, And is bounded, Beginning au a marked Spanish Oake standing on a Point att or near the head of a Branch commonly known by the name of MATCHICOMOCO BRANCH and running by a line of marked Trees to the formerly JOHN MORGANs Spring Branch thence down the sd: Branch to EDWARD LEWIS Swamp, thence cross the said Swamp au or by the old goeing over to a marked white Oake that stands on the hill side on EDWARD LEWIS side of the Swamp thence Northerly by a line of marked trees under the Hills to the Creek, thence down the Creek the severall meanders to the mouth of the aforesd. MATCHICOMOCO BRANCH. thence up the said Branch to the first station: the tract of land being part of a greater tract of land purchased by one JOHN ALLOWAY deced of one Coll. JOHN HULL deced . And by several mean conveyances is come to the possession of the aforesd: WILLIAM BARBER; Together with all profitts commodities and Emoluments to the same belonging: To have and to hold the tract of land unto CHARLES LEWIS and MARY his Wife and the heirs of their two bodyes begotten and to be begotten the reversion of the premisses reserved to WILLIAM BARBER and his heirs for ever excepted) and allso freely & clearly acquitted of all manner of Incumbrances (the rents and services from henceforth growing due to the Chief Lord only excepted and foreprized), In Wittness whereof the sd: WILLIAM BARBER to this present Indenture hath sett his hand and affixed his seal the day & year aforesd: 1715
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence
      WM: DARE WM: BARBER
      JNO DOYLE, THOMAS LEWIS
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of May 1715
      WILLIAM BARBER in open Court acknowledged this his Deed unto CHARLES LEWIS & MARY his Wife and it was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, CI C
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      1716-1717 Richmond Co VA Order Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 117)
      Richmond County Court 4th of April 1717
      - BARBER p Admon with the Will Annext of WOOD's Estate
      The Last Will and Testament of THOMAS WOOD, deced. was proved in open Court and the third day of this month by the Oath of JOHN HAMON, one of the vvitneses thereto, and admitted to Record. WILLIAM BARBER and RICHARD HINDS, the Executors therein named haveing refused to take upon them the Executorship, and the Court takeing into consideration that the Estate of the deced. being perishable, doe grant Certificate unto WILLIAM BARBER (havfeing taken the Oath by Law appointed) for obtaining Letters of Administration with the Will annext in due form
      - BARBER's Acknowledgmt.
      WILLIAM BARBER, GILES WEBB and JOB HAMON, JUNR. in open Court acknowledged themselves indebted to the Worshipfull his Majesty's Justices of the Peace of the said County in the sum of one hundred pounds sterling to be paid to the Justices their Executors or Administrators in case WILLIAM BARBER doe not duely administer on all and singular the Estate of THOMAS WOOD, deced., and render a true account thereof when thereunto WOOD's Estate to be Appraised JOB HAMON, THOMAS THORN,
      JOHN HARRIS and JOHN WILLIAMS are any three of them sometime be- tween this and the next Court are appointed to appraise all and singular the Estate of THOMAS WOOD, deced., in money which shall be presented to their view and make lawfully called eport thereof to the next Court. WILLIAM ROBINSON, Gent., or any other Justice of the Peace for this County, is requested to administer an Oath to the Appraisers for their true appraisment of the Decedent's Estate as also to WILLIAM BARBER, Administrator, for his true discovery thereof
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=206&last=&g_p=G3&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Barber, William, Capt.,
      Publication 13 December 1708.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 80 acres on the south east side of Totoskey Creek.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 3, 1703-1710, p. 206 (Reel 288).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=7&last=&g_p=G5&coll ection=NN Grant
      Title Barber, William.
      Publication 23 November 1714.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 869 acres on Totuskey, adjoining Fleminís land.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 7 (Reel 289).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=220&last=&g_p=G5&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Samford, Samuel.
      Publication 7 August 1719.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 76 acres on the branches of Richardsons Creek, and adjoining William Barber.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 221 (Reel 289).
      Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 220 (Reel 289). (reverse).

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